Mapping of Collective Actions in Tunisia
Publication Date: 2019
The mapping of collective actions in Tunisia tracks mobilisations by groups of people whose goal is to achieve a common objective.
Each mapped collective action is based on a typology devised by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Action.
The objective of this database is to explore collective actions by providing accurate data and relevant information on mobilisations happening in the country.
Explore the interactive charts below the table.
Data collection for this mapping is done by the CeSSRA team.
Information sources: Media reports, NGO reports, aid actors reports, as well as first-hand data collected by the CeSSRA team.
Period covered by data collection: December 23rd, 2019 - till present.
|Title||Actors / Mobilising structures||Cause/ Grievances/ Framing CA||Mode of action||Objective||State response||Location||Country||Date|
|Unemployed stage a sit-in on Government Square in Tunis to demand the President of the Republic to activate the provisions of Law No. 38 of 2020||Workers group: Unemployed||Policy grievances, Access to socio-eco rights: Social security and protection||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 20, 2021|
|Several people demonstrated in front of the Prime Ministerìs office in downtown Tunis in support of Palestine||Collective / Informal group||Regional / Political grievances||Demonstration||Support of a cause||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||May 11, 2021|
|Left leaders and supporters staged a sit-in in front of the Ministry of Interior to demand to reveal the truth in the file of the assassination of Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi in 2013||Political Party||Policy grievances, Injustice / Perceived injustice||Sit-in||Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||September 8, 2021|
|A protest was held in Habib Bourguiba Avenue to denounce the recent arrests and police abuses taking place||Collective / Informal group, CSO||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||Repression||Tunis||Tunisia||January 23, 2021|
|The Women and Youth Department of the Tunisian General Labor Union organize a sit-in outside the Municipal Theater in Tunis to demand the Tunisian State to ratify Convention No. 190 issued by the International Labour to eliminate violence against women i||Workers group: Union / Syndicate||Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion||Sit-in||Reform (advocating for limited change in political; socio-economic...)||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||March 6, 2021|
|Following protests in the Sejoumi neighborhood of Tunis, violent clashes erupted between the protesters and the police||Collective / Informal group||Access to socio-eco rights: Freedom of expression and assembly||Demonstration||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||Tunis||Tunisia||June 12, 2021|
|The Free Constitutional Party stage a sit-in outside the Ministry of Women and Family Affairs to protest against threats against women rights||Political Party||Access to socio-eco rights: Gender equality and inclusion||Sit-in||Protest of a policy / Governmental measure||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||October 1, 2022|
|Families and mothers of migrants missing in irregular migration staged a sit-in outside the Municipal Theatre in Tunis to demand truth about the fate of their children||Affected group (inc. NIMBY)||Injustice / Perceived injustice||Demonstration||Support of a cause, Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||September 6, 2021|
|Healthcare staff held a demonstration demanding urgent reforms in the healthcare sector, and calling on the government to commit to immediately fixing basic facilities in public hospitals.||Workers group: Healthcare workers||Corporate grievances||Demonstration||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||December 8, 2020|
|Workers in the rubber manufacturing and processing start an open-ended sit-in outside the General Administration of Customs to demand an authorisation to import and export material||Workers group: Union / Syndicate, Workers group: Other||Access to socio-eco rights: Basic rights / Services / Infrastructure||Sit-in||Demands for rights / Services||N/A||Tunis||Tunisia||July 19, 2022|